Is Dunkin Donuts Sausage, Egg & Cheese Wake-Up Wrap healthy?


By: Dunkin Donuts

31
CQ SCORE

290
CALORIES PER SERVING

46
INGREDIENTS

SALT

HIGH

SAT FAT

MED

SUGAR

LOW

FIBER

LOW

Macro Nutrient Breakdown

  • Carbs 19.7
  • Fat 63.4
  • Protein 16.9

- Highly Processed

- High Saturated Fat - replacing saturated fats with unsaturated fats can positively impact health

- Contains Added Sugars- the American Heart Association recommends no more than 24g daily for women and 36g for men

! High Sodium - the average American consumes more than twice the American Heart Association daily recommended 1,500 mg

Macronutrient Score

Are the proteins, fats, and carbs in this food from the best sources?

16.9/35

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Fat Ratio: 63.4%
Fat Quality: 40.5 / 100.0
Carb Ratio: 19.7%
Carb Quality: 46.0 / 100.0
Protein Ratio: 16.9%
Protein Quality: 80.0 / 100.0
Refined Carb Ingredients - 4
Whole Carb Ingredients - 0

Micronutrient Score

Is this food nutritiously dense?

13.8/45.0

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Product Nutrient Density score: 2.5/10.0
Comparable Product: McDONALD'S, Sausage Biscuit with Egg
Comparable Product Nutrient Density score: 7.6/20.0
Plant score: 7.3/15.0
Sodium & Added Sugar Detractor: - 3.6

Ingredient Score

Is this food minimally processed?

0.0/20

SCORE BREAKDOWN

22 Processed Ingredients
24 Other Ingredients
1 Sugar / Equivalent Ingredients

46

INGREDIENTS

Click into ingredient for summary

Sausage: Pork

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Contains 2% Or Less Of: Salt

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Contains 2% Or Less Of: Salt description to be updated

Caramel Color

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Controversial

DESCRIPTION

Caramel color or caramel coloring is a water-soluble food coloring and one of the most widely used food colorings. It is widely approved for use in food globally but application and use level restrictions vary by country. California has listed a compound formed in the manufacture of Class III and IV caramel colors in the state's Proposition 65, thus legally including it in the category of chemicals "known to the state to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity".

Spices And Flavorings

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DESCRIPTION

Sodium Tripolyphosphate

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Sodium Tripolyphosphate description to be updated

Tetrapotassium Pyrophosphate

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Sugar P RG S

Sugar

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Refined Grain
Added Sugar

DESCRIPTION

The generalized name for sweet, short-chains of soluble carbohydrates. The world produced about 168 million tonnes of sugar in 2011. The average person consumes about 24 kilograms (53 lb) of sugar each year (33.1 kg in industrialised countries), equivalent to over 260 food calories per person, per day. New FDA nutrition facts labels recommend no more than 50g of added sugars per day. Potential negative health effects of excess sugar consumption include addiction, Alzheimer's disease, changes in blood glucose levels, cardiovascular disease, hyperactivity, obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay.

Monosodium Glutamate

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

MSG is used in the food industry as a flavor enhancer with an umami taste that intensifies the meaty, savory flavor of food, as naturally occurring glutamate does in foods such as stews and meat soups.

Bht

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

BHT is used as a preservative to prevent oils from going bad and oxidizing which can affect flavor and odor. Some research has indicated BHT may be a carcinogen and the Center for Science in the Public Interest has labeled BHT as a caution ingredient indicating more research is needed.

Propyl Gallate

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Propyl Gallate is a preservative used in many processed foods to keep fats and oils from spoiling. It is often used with BHA and BHT.

Citric Acid; Egg Patty: Egg Whites

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DESCRIPTION

Egg Yolk

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

The chicken egg yolk is the major source of vitamins and minerals as well as cholesterol and saturated fat in eggs.

Soybean Oil

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Controversial

DESCRIPTION

Soybean oil is a vegetable oil extracted from the seeds of soybeans. The Omega 6 to Omega 3 ratio is ~7:1. Health concerns have been expressed around the carcinogen N‐Nitrosodi-n-butylamine found in soybean oil.

Contains 2% Or Less Of The Following: Unmodified Corn Starch

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DESCRIPTION

Salt

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride. Salt is essential for animal life, and saltiness is one of the basic human tastes. In general, Americans should limit daily sodium consumption to 2,300 milligrams, but this is an upper safe limit, not a recommended daily allowance.

Natural Flavor

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

The FDA requires the term natural flavor or natural flavoring be applied for any substance, the function of which is to impart flavor, which is derived from a spice, fruit or fruit juice, vegetable or vegetable juice, edible yeast, herb, bark, bud, root, leaf or similar plant material, meat, fish, poultry, eggs, dairy products, or fermentation products thereof.

Xanthan Gum

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Produced by fermentation of a carbohydrate. Derived from a variety of sources including corn and wheat. Used to thicken and stabilize a variety of foods. Even in small amounts, can greatly increase viscosity of liquid.

Cellulose Gum

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Any of various gums derived from cellulose, especially carboxymethylcellulose.

Flour

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

a powder obtained by grinding grain, typically wheat, and used to make bread, cakes, and pastry.

Malted Barley Flour

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Refined Grain

DESCRIPTION

Malted Barley Flour is made from barley that is malted (e.g. barley that is allowed to germinate), steam-dried, hulled, then ground and sifted. It is usually made from the species of barley that has six rows of seed to it per head.

Niacin

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Vitamin B3. Used for colour retention agent.

Reduced Iron

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

A fine iron powder, typically obtained by treating ferric oxide with hydrogen and used as an additive in foods, medicines, etc.

Thiamin Mononitrate

FUNCTIONS

Added Vitamin

DESCRIPTION

The salt thiamine mononitrate is used for food fortification for vitamin B1.

Riboflavin

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Riboflavin is part of the vitamin B group and is regularly used as a dietary supplement.

Folic Acid

FUNCTIONS

Added Vitamin

DESCRIPTION

Folic Acid is part of the vitamin B group and is used for flour and food fortification.

Contains One Or More Of The Following: Cottonseed Oil

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Soybean Oil With Mono And Diglycerides And/Or Citric Acid

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Contains 2% Or Less Of The Following: Salt

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

A chemical compound used to maintain color

Sodium Bicarbonate

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

a soluble white powder used in fire extinguishers and effervescent drinks and as a raising agent in baking.

Corn Starch

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Refined Grain

DESCRIPTION

Corn starch is refined (not whole grain) and is obtained from the endosperm of the kernel. Corn starch is a popular food ingredient used in processing.

Monocalcium Phosphate

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Monocalcium phosphate is used as a leavening agent, meaning it is used in dough or batter to cause the mixture to raise. It is also used in canned fruits and vegetables because it is helpful in maintaining the firmness of fruits and vegetables.

Fumaric Acid

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

White odorless powder derived from many plants. It is used as a dry acid in dessert powders and other confections as well as a fruity or vanilla flavoring in many beverages and desserts.

Wheat Flour

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Refined Grain

DESCRIPTION

Wheat flour is a powder made from the grinding of wheat used for human consumption. More wheat flour is produced than any other flour. The ingredient can be ambiguous but products labeled wheat flour typically are not whole grain.

Calcium Sulfate

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

A white powder with no odor or color used as a firming agent and dough conditioner. Also used as a coagulant in foods such as tofu.

Sorbic Acid

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

An organic compound used as a preservative and humectant in foods and cosmetics. The salts of sorbic acid (calcium, sodium and potassium) are used due to their ability to dissolve in water.

Preservatives

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Cheese: American Cheese

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Cheese Cultures

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

Cultures are used to ripen milk and help start the cheese making process.

Enzymes

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Enzymes accelerate, or catalyze, chemical reactions. Enzymes are commonly used in the production of food.

Dry Cream

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DESCRIPTION

Milkfat

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

dairy

Sodium Citrate

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Sodium Citrate is used as a food additive known for its sour, salty taste (it actually gives club soda that sour and salty flavor). As a food additive, it is usually used as a flavor or a preservative. In, milk products (cheese, cream, ice cream, processed cheese) it acts to allow water and oil to mix together

Preservative

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

acting to preserve something:

If Colored

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DESCRIPTION

Non-Sticking Agent

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DESCRIPTION

Nutrition Label
Amt per Serving Daily Value1

Calories

290Kcal

14%

Total Fat 20g 25%
Saturated Fat 8.0g 40%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 110mg 36%
Sodium 650mg 43%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1.0g 4%
Sugars 1g
Estimated Added Sugars 0g 0%
Protein 12g 24%
Vitamin A 90mcg 6%
Vitamin C 0.0mg 0%
Calcium 100mg 10%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
1) Daily values adapted from new nutrition label that manufacturers must comply with by July 2018, found in the Food and Drug Administration�s Final Rule �Food Labeling: Revision of the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels,� pages 903�906 with the exception of added sugars and sodium based on American Heart Association recommendations
Source:
Micronutrient Profile of Comparable Product
Product: McDONALD'S, Sausage Biscuit with Egg - 163g - 507Kcal
Amt per Serving Daily Value1
Minerals
Magnesium 21mg 5%
Potassium 269mg 4%
Phosphorus 494mg 49%
Zinc 2mg 11%
Copper N/A N/A
Selenium N/A N/A
Vitamins
Carotenebeta N/A
Carotenealpha N/A
VitaminE 2mg 11%
VitaminD N/A N/A
Lycopene N/A
Luteinzeaxanthin N/A
Thiamin 0.5mg 33%
Riboflavin 0.6mg 35%
Niacin 5mg 24%
VitaminB6 0.2mg 10%
Folate N/A N/A
VitaminB12 1mcg 17%
Choline N/A
VitaminK N/A N/A